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A family-owned and operated agricultural adventure which will be open daily, September 24 through Halloween 2022
(10:00 AM to 6:00 PM). The “Patch” will up the seasonal ante this year with a 14-acre corn maze – four acres larger than in past years – plus a kid’s corn maze, and nighttime corn maze challenge. The 2022 Solvang Farmer Pumpkin Patch will be located at 1030 Alamo Pintado Road.
 

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9/24/2022
-10/31/2022
10:00am to 6:00pmSolvang Farmer Pumpkin Patch



Each week the farmers in the marketplace display a colorful bounty of agricultural products grown right in our backyard. Seasonal diversity is available year round rain or shine. Come. Shop. Socialize. Certified – the only way to buy!

Join us in downtown Solvang every Wednesday on First Street, between Mission Drive (Highway 246) and Copenhagen Drive.


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10/5/20222:30pm to 6:00pm




The Festival

In its 38th year, the Santa Barbara Vintners Festival is truly the Original Santa Barbara Wine Festival.

Taste wines from 50+ wineries and savor regional cuisine from dozens of restaurants, chefs, and food producers. Meet winemakers and winery owners and learn first-hand why Santa Barbara County was named 2021 Wine Region of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Stop by the Bubble Lounge to sample the region’s best sparkling and enjoy live music and culinary and viticulture demonstrations. 
 
An Early Entry Admission ticket grants access to the festival at noon, 60 minutes prior to General Admission tickets, providing the opportunity to interact more personally with winemakers, owners, and chefs in a more spacious, open, and uncrowded environment. 
 
Transportation options are available from neighboring cities to ensure you have a safe, stress-free, and comfortable ride to and from the festival.


VINTNERS VISA
THURSDAY, October 6 - MONDAY, October 10, 2022

Stay for the whole weekend and enjoy the Vintners Visa. Over the Vintners Festival weekend, enjoy complimentary wine tastings at 12 Santa Barbara Wine Country tasting rooms with a 5-day Vintners Visa Ticket. Choose from dozens of participating wineries, an incredible value at $50/pp.


For your convenience, when you purchase your ticket, you'll select from which tasting room location you'd like to pick up your Vintners Visa.

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE


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10/8/202212:00pm to 4:00pm




Our fundraiser "The Harvest Party" is on Saturday, October 8, 2022, from 3 to 7 p.m. at The Duck Club Santa Ynez Valley. The event will include a silent and live auction, great food by a local chef, delicious local wine and beer, and amazing music by our opening solo artist, David Segall and our headliner band consisting of Grammy award winning multi-platinum recording artists, The Side Deal. 
 
 
The Atterdag Village of Solvang’s mission has always been to “enhance the quality of life of our residents.” With our 50-year involvement in the Meals on Wheels program, our support of the local Senior Center, and the inception of our Atterdag at Home support program, we’ve also been able to play a positive role in the lives of all Santa Ynez Valley seniors. Moving forward, we’re looking to expand our community focus and provide financial grants to low-income seniors (beyond our skilled nursing facility) for Independent Living housing, meals, and care as needed.  Our annual fundraiser, this year the "Harvest Party" will be dedicated to achieving this goal for our local seniors.
 

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10/8/20223:00pm to 7:00pm


Join the Museum and Women's Literary Voices for us an opportunity to hear from Sojourner Kincaid Rolle on her most recent book, Free at Last, a Juneteenth Poem. This lyrical celebration of Juneteenth, deeply rooted in Black American history, spans centuries and reverberates loudly and proudly today.

Kincaid Rolle, former Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara from 2015 to 2017, is a poet, playwright, environmental educator, and peace activist. She is known for her work raising awareness of BIPOC history.

The mission of Women’s Literary Voices Santa Barbara is to present the work of contemporary female authors from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences through salons, storytelling, and discussions that celebrate diversity, literacy, community, and social justice.


Reservation required. Register here.

Location:  Santa Barbara Historical Museum, 136 De La Guerra St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Ticket price $25.00

Email:  sbwomensliteraryvoices@gmail.com 


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10/11/20225:30pm to 7:00pmJuliet Velarde Betita



Each week the farmers in the marketplace display a colorful bounty of agricultural products grown right in our backyard. Seasonal diversity is available year round rain or shine. Come. Shop. Socialize. Certified – the only way to buy!

Join us in downtown Solvang every Wednesday on First Street, between Mission Drive (Highway 246) and Copenhagen Drive.


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10/12/20222:30pm to 6:00pm



Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul, and R&B for four decades. The winner of five Grammy Awards and the Americana Music Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance, Cray was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2011. Bonnie Raitt lauded Cray as putting on “one of the best shows you’ll ever see.”
 
Cray has more than 20 albums to his name. He has had writing collaborations with fellow blues guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton, was invited by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards to be in the film he produced about Chuck Berry, and was Tina Turner’s Special Guest Star on her groundbreaking Break Every Rule TV special in 1987. Cray’s latest album, the 2017 “Robert Cray with Hi Rhythm” was universally acclaimed. In 2018, MusicRadar magazine named him, "one of the best blues guitarists in the world."

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10/14/20228:00pm to 9:30pm


Flying Miz Daisy Vintage Market is an outdoor unique event, where the finest vendors will be selling and creatively displaying vintage, re-purposed, handcrafted, authentic goods!

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10/15/202210:00am to 4:00pmFlying Miz Daisy Vintage Market



Los Olivos’ most highly acclaimed festival of the year, the popular Day in the Country is back. Join us for a weekend of vendors, specials, small-town parade, food, wine + beer, and everything you love about our small town as we Celebrate Los Olivos.

This special day is a wonderful opportunity for families to enjoy country living the way it used to be in simpler times. And best of all, attendance is free!


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10/15/202210:00am to 5:00pm


Enjoy a night of Water Color Painting some nice wine tasting, cheese board munchies.
Please contact Teri Gonzalez 805-315-8940 for more information if you are interested.  

This is a great time to come and enjoy paint and sip with Water Colors, some nice wines to taste while you gather and meet new friends and faces.  If you'd like to find out more please contact Teri Gonzalez @ 805-315-8940.  Send an inquiry text.  We will send you information on how to sign up and become a part of a new on going event.

VLounge Supervisor
Teri Gonzalez

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10/18/20226:30pm to 8:00pmTeri Gonzalez



Each week the farmers in the marketplace display a colorful bounty of agricultural products grown right in our backyard. Seasonal diversity is available year round rain or shine. Come. Shop. Socialize. Certified – the only way to buy!

Join us in downtown Solvang every Wednesday on First Street, between Mission Drive (Highway 246) and Copenhagen Drive.


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10/19/20222:30pm to 6:00pm


Saturday October 22nd   
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

 Fall under the spell of owls, bats spiders and scorpions
  Touch skulls and bones that will rattle your bones
Enjoy enchanting music with the Spooky Sisters

Make a mask
Sip witches brew
 Visit the Nature Center
Admission: Donation 

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10/22/202211:00am to 1:00pmJulie McDonald


Solvang Veterans Building Military Cannon Ball

WITH A WESTERN FLAIR

22 October 2022 • 5 P.M UNTIL 10 P.M.

Formal Attire or Coat & Tie

Public Invited for a Gala Evening to Honor & Show Appreciation for Veterans

• 5 p.m.: Check-In and Cocktails
• 5:45 p.m.: Sit Down Dinner
• 6:30 p.m. Welcome and ceremony
• 6:50 P.M. AGIN BROS. TERRITORIAL LAW BAND • 7:30 p.m.: 50/50 Drawing
• 9:50 p.m.: Adjourn

Tickets: $60 BY CHECK OR CASH
 

FOR TICKETS:

AL SALGE: 805-245-1763
ALVINSALGE@YMAIL.COM

JIM BANAKUS: 805-714-9630
HARLEY4JIM2@AOL.COM


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10/22/20225:00pm to 10:00pmAL SALGE



The Great Valley Cook-Off – Formerly Known As Real Men Cook

Formerly known as Real Men Cook, this event is now open to all amateur chefs! Chefs will show off their skills as they serve up tastes of their carefully prepared dishes. Many chefs return each year to participate in this fun event and some of the delightful dishes that have made appearances in the past are: Southern Fried Alligator, BBQ Chicken Strips, Black Bean and Chorizo Stuffed Chiles and Killer Brownies.  Guests enjoy unlimited samplings of food and wine/beer. Additionally, up to 30 Central Coast vintners and breweries will be on hand pouring their wines and beers to complement the chefs’ creations.  Guests can sample food from a variety of categories, including hot and cold appetizers, entrees, salads, breads, salads, desserts and more. Often referred to as “The Party of the Year,”  The Great Valley Cook-Off raises much-needed funds for local non-profit, Arts Outreach who provides arts education for the students and seniors of the Santa Ynez Valley. Music - LiveWire


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10/22/20226:00pm to 9:30pmArts Outreach


SAVE THE DATE FOR A VERY SPECIAL EVENT!
TAKE A RIDE BACK IN TIME
                                        
Alisal Guest Ranch Breakfast Ride
Sunday, October 23, 2022
7:30 – 11:30 am
Be a part of History in the making by supporting
 the Solvang Senior Center Building Fund
 
Enjoy an exclusive morning ride to the Historic Alisal Adobe
Horses for every riding level - $175
Hay Wagon ride - $125
Fantastic Cowboy Breakfast
 Poetry & Music
Live Auction & Bid for a Cause

~Call Ellen to book your horse or spot on the Hay Wagon~
805-688-3793
 

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10/23/20227:30am to 11:30amEllen. L. Albertoni



Each week the farmers in the marketplace display a colorful bounty of agricultural products grown right in our backyard. Seasonal diversity is available year round rain or shine. Come. Shop. Socialize. Certified – the only way to buy!

Join us in downtown Solvang every Wednesday on First Street, between Mission Drive (Highway 246) and Copenhagen Drive.


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10/26/20222:30pm to 6:00pm


Solvang's annual Halloween haunted house will return for its 27th year to entertain visitors Oct. 28 - 29.

The weekend event will move to the city of Solvang’s Annex building at 411 Second St. 

Doors will open from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on both frightful nights. The kid-friendlier version also will run from 6 to 6:30 p.m. each evening


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10/28/20226:00pm to 9:30pm


Solvang's annual Halloween haunted house will return for its 27th year to entertain visitors Oct. 28 - 29.

The weekend event will move to the city of Solvang’s Annex building at 411 Second St. 

Doors will open from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on both frightful nights. The kid-friendlier version also will run from 6 to 6:30 p.m. each evening


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10/29/20226:00pm to 9:30pm


SYV Pride presents this benefit performance event with Santa Barbara Improv. Show starts at 7pm, doors open at 6pm. Followed by DJ & dancing in the garden! Costumes are encouraged and admired. 

Tickets available for purchase: CLICK HERE

 


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10/29/20227:00pm to 8:30pmSYV Pride


Our inaugural event at our expanded venue space - Club 433 adjacent to High Roller Tiki Lounge. Haunt-a-Lulu Halloween will be the sexiest, spookiest Burlesque show along with Live Music by the local Rockabilly band - The House Cats. 

Join us for a night filled with excitement as we welcome performers Minx Arcana from Montreal Canada, Jezebel Express from New York along with Bettina May from Las Vegas and our very own Alaina Rose Lee.

Dress for the occasion. Wear your Halloween best - or worst and be prepared to step on stage and show it off as we will have a costume contest judged by the Burly Q gals. First prize is a Super Rare bottle of Elvira's Wine - Macabernet. Along with some other goodies. Lots of prizes to go around.

Tickets are $25 for general admission.

Beer, Wine, Tiki Drinks available. Food is not available at the venue however. Grab a bite before you come!

We are so excited for what will be an amazing evening of Burlesque, Live Music and fun.

BUY TICKETS HERE


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10/29/20228:00pm to 11:45pmHigh Roller Tiki Lounge



Each week the farmers in the marketplace display a colorful bounty of agricultural products grown right in our backyard. Seasonal diversity is available year round rain or shine. Come. Shop. Socialize. Certified – the only way to buy!

Join us in downtown Solvang every Wednesday on First Street, between Mission Drive (Highway 246) and Copenhagen Drive.


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11/2/20222:30pm to 6:00pm


As the West’s most respected travel and lifestyle authority, Sunset Magazine is partnering with another western icon – Visit the Santa Ynez Valley – to present Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley. The four-day, six town celebration of food, wine, and more takes place November 3rd through the 6th across the towns of Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Ballard, and Buellton. Among the many highlights of Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley include curated wine tastings, chef-driven long table dinners, lunches and activities, and events hosted by Sunset editors, all celebrating the many special offerings of this powerhouse California wine country destination.

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11/3/202212:00pm to 5:00pmTaste of Santa Ynez Valley


As the West’s most respected travel and lifestyle authority, Sunset Magazine is partnering with another western icon – Visit the Santa Ynez Valley – to present Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley. The four-day, six town celebration of food, wine, and more takes place November 3rd through the 6th across the towns of Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Ballard, and Buellton. Among the many highlights of Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley include curated wine tastings, chef-driven long table dinners, lunches and activities, and events hosted by Sunset editors, all celebrating the many special offerings of this powerhouse California wine country destination.

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11/4/202212:00pm to 5:00pmTaste of Santa Ynez Valley


As the West’s most respected travel and lifestyle authority, Sunset Magazine is partnering with another western icon – Visit the Santa Ynez Valley – to present Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley. The four-day, six town celebration of food, wine, and more takes place November 3rd through the 6th across the towns of Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Ballard, and Buellton. Among the many highlights of Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley include curated wine tastings, chef-driven long table dinners, lunches and activities, and events hosted by Sunset editors, all celebrating the many special offerings of this powerhouse California wine country destination.

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11/5/202212:00pm to 5:00pmTaste of Santa Ynez Valley


As the West’s most respected travel and lifestyle authority, Sunset Magazine is partnering with another western icon – Visit the Santa Ynez Valley – to present Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley. The four-day, six town celebration of food, wine, and more takes place November 3rd through the 6th across the towns of Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Alamos, Los Olivos, Ballard, and Buellton. Among the many highlights of Taste of the Santa Ynez Valley include curated wine tastings, chef-driven long table dinners, lunches and activities, and events hosted by Sunset editors, all celebrating the many special offerings of this powerhouse California wine country destination.

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11/6/202212:00pm to 5:00pmTaste of Santa Ynez Valley



Each week the farmers in the marketplace display a colorful bounty of agricultural products grown right in our backyard. Seasonal diversity is available year round rain or shine. Come. Shop. Socialize. Certified – the only way to buy!

Join us in downtown Solvang every Wednesday on First Street, between Mission Drive (Highway 246) and Copenhagen Drive.


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11/9/20222:30pm to 6:00pm


 

Buellton Fall Fest
"Fun for the Whole Family"

The Buellton Fall Festival
will be a 3-day Festival that is
"Fun for the Whole Family!"

FREE ADMISSION EVENT

Friday, November 11th - Sunday, November 13th, 2022
on Avenue of the Flags! 

Friday: 4 - 10 p.m.
Kickoff to the Fall Fest!

Live Music on 2 Stages

Carnival Rides and Games

Including Ferris Wheel on
Avenue of the Flags!

Street Faire & Food Vendors

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11/11/20224:00pm to 10:00pm


GRAB YOUR FRIENDS AND YOUR FAVORITE ROCK ‘N ROLL T-SHIRT! 🤘🎸

We’re throwing a Rock ‘n Roll Concert in the Courtyard at our estate! We’ll be pouring your favorite wines while the beloved local band Unfinished Business plays an upbeat set of classic rock songs. Enjoy delicious food provided by The Rib Line Catering who will be whipping up tri-tip, pulled pork, and BBQ chicken sandwiches along with some delectable sides. Oh, and lest we forget, we’ll be pouring some of our favorite Zaca Mesa and TREAD wines to pair with the cuisine! We’ll be right in the last weeks of harvest, too, a great time to hang out at the winery!

This casual concert will take place in our Tasting Room Courtyard. It will be after Daylight Savings time occurs, so expect to enjoy a great sunset while dancing under our glowing bistro lights. We’ll likely have a lovely afternoon and a cooler evening, so bring a couple layers for when it starts to cool off.
 


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11/11/20225:00pm to 7:30pmZaca Mesa Winery


Saturday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Live Music on 2 Stages

Carnival Rides & Games

Street Faire & Food Vendors

"Ales on the Avenue"
Craft Beer Festival
(11 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
15+ Breweries, Seltzers & More

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11/12/202211:00am to 10:00pm


Sunday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 
Live Music on 2 Stages

Carnival Rides & Games

Street Faire & Food Vendors 

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11/13/202211:00am to 10:00pm


Friday Nov 25, 10am @ Sunny Fields, $25 Register at www.cityofsolvang.com
Bring the family, bring a friend and run or walk off your calories from the day before. Proceeds from this special 10th annual event help support a local charity.


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11/25/202210:00am to 1:00pmCity of Solvang


Solvang Julefest Christmas Tree Lighting – Come out and help us kick off this holiday season with Solvang’s annual Tree Lighting Friday night! The Lighting will take place at Solvang Park (First Street and Mission Drive), in the heart of Downtown Solvang.

The Tree Lighting includes various festivities including ballerinas, live entertainment, and caroling.


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12/2/20225:00pm to 6:30pm


Julefest Parade in Solvang, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara County – Enjoy parade floats traveling along the village streets Saturday morning. Marching bands, horses, pets, motorcycles, and more! Join us along with 400+ participants and 50+ contingents as we march and cruise down the streets of Solvang. Bring more hygge (Danish coziness) into your holiday season, and a free opportunity to meet Mr. Claus.


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12/3/202211:00am to 12:00pm


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